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Registered Nurse - Internal Full Time Float Nurse

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Position Description
Employees in this classification perform responsible professional nursing care at a unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Responsible for the care and treatment of patients in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards administrative nursing personnel. Supervises other subordinate clinic personnel. Work is performed under correctional clinic conditions; position requires a high degree of contact with patients, other clinic personnel and outside professionals.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department: RMF - Ward

Major/Essential Functions
  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of
    problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes. Perform physical assessments.
  • Prepares and operates necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures.
  • Assists with or performs exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR.
  • Administer or assist with administration and documentation of medication.
  • Documents nursing care and interventions. Maintains patient's medical record in EMR by noting orders/ clearing reminders, charting events and transcribing orders.
  • Assist in admissions /discharges, incoming/outgoing chains, assist RN with physical assessments, transcribing new orders upon arrival for admission to unit. Upon discharge will package patient's medication and forward with necessary paperwork.
  • Calls doctor when needed:  Calls report when transferring to another unit or hospital with pertinent information. Will call provider or doctor to notify of any significant incidents.
  • Provide additional licensed nursing support to fill in gaps and alleviate staffing shortage.
  • Completes additional clinical and administrative tasks based on unit needs.
  • Builds professional connections to strengthen our team and promote our values.
  • Knowledgeable in all areas and willing to work where the need is.
About Managed Care:
Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has served as a healthcare delivery service, providing high quality, low cost healthcare to patients within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system. We provide medical, mental health, and dental services to patients in 22 facilities throughout West Texas. Managed Care emphasizes our values-based culture in all we do. You can learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care by visiting our website HERE.
This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
  • ONE TEAM: Unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
  • KINDHEARTED: Exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
  • INTEGRITY: Be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking
  • VISIONARY: Nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
  • BEYOND SERVICE: Create and deliver positive defining moments
Take care of yourself and your family. Enjoy some of the best benefits in the state of Texas:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Training
  • Continuing Education
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retiree Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Leadership Program
  • State Pension
In addition to the base position compensation, we offer shift differential pay for night and weekend shifts:
Registered Nurse Shift Differential:
  • Day Shift Employees: Earn an extra $4.00 per hour for shifts worked on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Night Shift Employees:
    • Earn an extra $4.00 per hour for shifts worked Monday through Friday.
    • Earn an extra $8.00 per hour for shifts worked on Saturday and Sunday.
Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Qualifications
License/Certification: Current RN License in the State of Texas, or ability to transfer license to Texas, or scheduled to complete a program of nursing within 120 days of applying for a position. Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program.  New graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN) on the first attempt.

Experience: No experience required.

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act
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Pay Basis: Hourly

Pay Grade Minimum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Pay Grade Maximum
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected

Travel Required: None
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